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New Member Mentor Program Aims to Engage 50% of New Members

Economic Alliance | Mar 16, 2020

​A valuable benefit of Economic Alliance membership is the opportunity to make connections across the business community. New me… Read More

Leadership for Five Seasons Adult Application For the Class of 2021 Opens April 1

Economic Alliance | Mar 16, 2020

Looking to deepen your knowledge of the community, get more involved, meet people who are looking to sharpen their leadership sk… Read More

Public Art On The Way in Downtown Cedar Rapids

Economic Alliance | Mar 16, 2020

Several new pieces of public art are coming to Downtown Cedar Rapids just in time for spring! Read More

Trending Up: Employers Investing More in Employee Development

Economic Alliance | Mar 16, 2020

​The Economic Alliance analyzes data received from the business community through surveys conducted during in-person meetings ea… Read More

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Mar 12, 2020

The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance is closely following the developments of the novel (new) coronavirus and the illness kn… Read More
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Business Spotlight: Labor Finders

Economic Alliance | Mar 05, 2020

​Labor Finders, at 3200 16th Ave., Ste. C in Cedar Rapids, is an employment and staffing agency employing three full-time office… Read More

Construction Dive's 'mini megacities' to Watch: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Economic Alliance | Mar 04, 2020

From medical marijuana manufacturing to flood protection and infrastructure upgades, a range of diverse projects is fueling a ma… Read More

Economic Alliance Announces New Event Planner

Economic Alliance | Mar 03, 2020

The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance announced on March 3, 2020 that Ellie Evans has been hired as the organization’s Event … Read More

Cedar Rapids Downtown SSMID Releases 2019 Annual Report

Economic Alliance | Feb 27, 2020

2019 was a successful year for Downtown, marked by several highly visible improvement projects. This Report reflects on a few of… Read More

Two Buy Local Initiatives See Success in 2019

Economic Alliance | Feb 26, 2020

​The impact of dollars spent locally was a common thread through which much of the Economic Alliance’s Business Support work was… Read More

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